Welcome to the pinnacle of expedition travel – Antarctica. It’s a place of extremes, where the wildlife and landscape paint a picture like nowhere else in the world. The extraordinary islands around the Antarctic Peninsula are a stunning reward for those who conquer the infamous Drake Passage – which is all of you – and amid the Antarctic’s barren beauty you may well encounter orcas, humpback whales, seals and penguins. Explore the ice-filled waters by Zodiac then set foot on the rock and ice that makes up this mysterious continent, and spend your evenings enjoying the state-of-the-art ship and its health and wellness facilities. You’ll be talking about this journey for years to come.
Experience the festive spirit – and spirited festivities – of the Russian New Year on this special Russian Highlights adventure. See Moscow’s famous Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral under a layer of snow and vodka-toast the old year out with a Russian family, then toast the New Year in with champagne. See the glittering treasures of the Armoury Museum, visit the Russian Santa’s residence in Veliky Ustyug and be shown the sights of grand St Petersburg. This small group trip offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness Russia during this special time of the year.
Price Per Night:$802.14 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 20, 2020through Mar 31, 2020
Auckland, Auckland to Coromandel, Rotorua, Christchurch, High Country, Sheep, Valleys and Keas, Mountains, Pioneers and Ice, Geology, Ice Age and Podocarps, Wilderness, Wildlife and Rainforests, Queenstown, Queenstown to USA (Via Auckland)
Travel the North and South Islands of New Zealand and experience the natural wonders and heritage of this diverse and magical land. Meet local people, walk along deserted beaches and through ancient rain forests, view Pacific Island glaciers and experience the stillness in magnificent Milford Sound. Visit national parks, walk on the beaches that Captain Cook strode on, and visit the South-West New Zealand World Heritage Area. As you continue through this beautiful country, discover the Bay of Plenty, Coromandel Peninsula and Rotorua, before you explore Arthur's Pass National Park, Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, Lake Moeraki, Queenstown and Milford Sound. This one-of-a-kind experience will ...
Price Per Night:$736.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 16, 2020through May 21, 2020
Sitka / Embark, Exploring Baranof or Chichagof Island, Icy Strait & the Inian Islands, Haines, Tracy Arm - Fords Terror Wilderness, Juneau
Explore Alaska on an active, exciting expedition to see the region's iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in the compact timeframe of one work week. Take long hikes on world-class trails through forests of towering trees, kayak long routes deep into glacially carved fjords, and raft to an ancient Alaska native village-all with our nimble expedition ship as your moving basecamp.
Price Per Night:$135.56 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 30, 2021through Dec 25, 2021
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Cappadocia - Overnight Train, Erzurum, Kars, Istanbul
Generally perceived as a summer destination, Turkey has a lot to offer the traveller who is prepared to forgo summer temperatures and Mediterranean resorts for stunning landscapes of snow-capped mountains, iced lakes and fairy chimneys dusted in white. Istanbul begins winding down in October as temperatures start to drop, giving way to winter cuisine of Salep (a cream drink served hot made from the root of wild orchids), mulled wine and steaming bowls of mercimek corba (lentil soup). The famous sites are still there but the crowds are not, so if you're prepared to rug up then this winter discovery is the perfect way to discover Turkey and its fascinating history.
Price Per Night:$159.60 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 29, 2020through Apr 13, 2020
Bangkok, Sukhothai, Village Homestay, Village Homestay - Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Ao Nang/Krabi, Ko Yao Yai, Phuket
Combining the best of the north and south, this is the definitive Thailand tour. Travel from the clamour of the capital to the serenity of steamy rainforests; from atmospheric ruins to relaxed sun-drenched islands. Tour temples in Bangkok, bargain-hunt in lively Chiang Mai and then swim, snorkel or simply kick back on the divine beaches of the southern coast. This adventure is the perfect chance to visit the many attractions and treasures of Thailand.
Price Per Night:$926.24 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 07, 2022through Feb 24, 2022
Ushuaia, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula, Ushuaia
Explore Antarctica’s most wildlife-heavy landing sites on this 18-day expedition cruise on board the state-of-the-art Ocean Endeavour. See penguin colonies and seals aplenty in the bays of South Georgia and set off on Zodiac excursions between the massive icebergs of the Antarctic Peninsula in search of whale pods and seabird nesting spots. With optional activities like kayaking off the ship and onboard yoga, this is a comfortable journey that doesn’t skimp on adventure.
Price Per Night:$471.57 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 20, 2020through Jun 27, 2020
Kyoto, Kyoto (Hiking), Koya-san (Hiking), Yunomine, Kumano Kodo to Koguchi (Hiking), Kumano Kodo to Kii Katsuura (Hiking), Osaka
Stray onto the beaten track with an eight-day trekking adventure on some of the ancient pilgrim routes in Japan. The Koya-san and Kumano Kodo treks take you deep through the wilderness and into the mountainous landscapes of Honshu, as well as provide insight into the strong connection with past and present pilgrims hiking these historic routes. Along the way, stop by peaceful temples and tranquil monasteries, soak in traditional onsen and discover the cultural hubs of Kyoto and Osaka. This small-group adventure will give you both a physical and cultural workout around the best of enchanting Japan.
Price Per Night:$699.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 25, 2020through Apr 04, 2020
Arrive in Kyoto, Explore Kyoto’s Magnificent Temples & Gardens, Travel the Scenic Nankai Railway and Follow the Pilgrim’s Trail to Mount Koya, Ride the Train to Nara, Explore Nara and the Kiso Valley, Discover Magome & Hike a Forested Trail to Tsumago, Follow the Old Nakasendo from Tsumago to Nojiri, Climb to Torii Pass & Explore Narai-juku Village, Walk the Nakasendo from Narai to Hirasawa, Transfer to Tokyo, Tour Tokyo’s Top Sights...
You will be walking 1-3 hours and 5–9 miles a day through the Japanese countryside, visiting idyllic villages, ancient temples, traditional inns, and renowned artisanal workshops. Elevations are between 500 and 3,500 feet. You need to be in good health and physical condition for this trip.
Price Per Night:599.55 (usd) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 13, 2020through Sep 30, 2020
New York/Johannesburg, South Africa, Arrive Johannesburg, South Africa/Cape Town, Cape Town, Cape Town/Durban/Manyoni Private Game Reserve, Manyoni Private Game Reserve, Manyoni Private Game Reserve/Durban, Durban, Durban/Johannesburg, South Africa/New York, New York
Explore the premier Manyoni Private Game Reserve. The Big 5, endangered African wild dog, and regal cheetah are just some of the incredible wildlife you will encounter on your safari drives.Discover the five-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, nestled between the majestic Twelve Apostles mountain range and perched above the Atlantic Ocean.Experience the romance of a classical safari in your luxury tented suite with all the modern comforts including your own private pool.Enjoy the magnificent views of the Indian Ocean from the charming Oyster Box in Durban, voted the #1 Hotel in South Africa by TripAdvisor. Extend your stay and enjoy a complimentary third night at the Oyster Box.
Price Per Night:$140.40 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 06, 2020through Apr 16, 2020
Playa del Carmen, Chichen Itza / Merida, Merida, Palenque, Palenque Ruins, San Cristobal de las Casas, Lake Atitlan / Panajachel , Panajachel, Antigua
Travel from coast to highland via ancient ruins, colourful colonial towns, lakeside market towns and modern Maya villages on this 11-day tour through some of the key highlights of Mexico and Guatemala. Kick off from the coast then snake down through the Central American highlands, clambering over crumbling temples, falling in love with colourful colonial architecture and feasting on dishes like cochinita pibil (pork, annatto and citrus) and elote (grilled corn). With plenty of walking tours and chances to interact with local people, this immersive tour is the perfect introduction to two incredible countries.
Price Per Night:$196.63 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 12, 2020through May 25, 2020
Air Arrival Day Into Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Denali National Park, Anchorage, Kenai, Homer, Seward, Hubbard Glacier, Icy Strait, Juneau...
The most complete tour of Denali and Alaskan life in the past and present. For the active, outgoing guest, this tour offers spectacular vantage points of Mt. McKinley with time to purchase an optional all-day fishing excursion.
Price Per Night:$325.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 31, 2020through Jun 21, 2020
Lake Como, Kayaking & Hiking in Bellagio / Lake Como, Lake Como, Milan / Lake Garda, Hiking at Lake Garda, Biking in Riva del Garda / Malcesine / Lake Garda, Hiking at Lake Garda, Lake Garda
Indulge your appetite and treat the senses on this exquisite active journey through Italy’s Lakes district. Hike the forested paths around Lakes Como and Garda, cycle through the Dolomite highlands and simply admire the stunning views at every turn. Ferry to and fro between lake villages and charming villas, clamber about the crumbling ruins of medieval castles and spend a day experiencing the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Milan. Idyllic in setting, laid-back in lifestyle, and a gastronomist’s delight, this jaunt through one of Europe’s most charming regions shouldn’t disappoint. And if it somehow does, take the issue up with one of the local residents – like Sting or George Clooney.
Price Per Night:$136.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 01, 2020through Sep 19, 2020
Brisbane, Whitsunday Island
Imagine an Australian destination as energetic as it is emerging. Where you can spend your day in treetops and by night drinking in the view from rooftops. A place with wildlife you can meet, and vast mountains you can hike. Where the summer and winter months blend unnoticeably into one. Welcome to Queensland, where culture meets the coast in Brisbane and the Whitsundays.
Price Per Night:$1,061.88 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 14, 2020through Aug 22, 2020
Arrive in Maun & Fly to the Okavango Delta, Explore Chitabe Concession, Fly to Seba Camp, Discover More of the Okavango Delta, Fly to Tubu Tree Camp, Discover Hunda Island's Wildlife, Spot Elephants at Savute in Linyanti Game Reserve, Look Out for Big Game at Linyanti Game Reserve, Depart or Extend Your Trip to Victoria Falls & The Kalahari
This safari trip includes game viewing by 4X4, motorboats and mokoro canoes. The guided nature walks will be on flat terrain and vary in length. No previous experience is required.
Price Per Night:$1,116.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 01, 2020through May 31, 2020
Depart home, Arusha, Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Arrive home
We bow to the fact: Many of us are firmly engaged in a very busy world, a world in which time away from the busyness is precious. And so we offer this safari to three major contributors to the East African mystique: the classic game lands of Tarangire, the Ngorongoro Crater, and the fabled Serengeti-all in a mere but marvelous 10 days.
Price Per Night:$333.06 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 12, 2020through Apr 30, 2020
Arrive in Nepal, Fly to the Khumbu, Hike Lukla to Monjo, Trek to Namche Bazaar, Hike to Tashinga, Ascend to Tengboche and Pangboche, Day Hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp, Continue to Pheriche, Optional Day Hike to Samso Chopo, Trek to Lobuche...
On this trek you will be hiking 7-9 hours a day, mostly at elevations above 12,000'. The trails are extremely difficult and this type of terrain, combined with the altitude, makes it a challenging experience. You need to be in excellent physical condition and have similar previous experience of hiking and camping at high altitudes.
Travel with Intrepid and Lonely Planet on a 22-day odyssey into Egypt and Jordan. Wander the rock-carved city of Petra, relax on the Gulf of Aqaba, cruise along the Nile in a traditional felucca and explore Luxor. As you travel these lands of courageous adventurers, mighty pharaohs and biblical prophets, be greeted by the hospitality of Bedouin and Nubian hosts. Combining bucket-list highlights like the Pyramids of Giza with world-class relaxation by the Red Sea, this trip will introduce you to the diversity of these two nations.
Price Per Night:$294.29 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 20, 2020through Mar 31, 2020
USA to Auckland, Cross the International Date Line, Welcome to Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Maori Tour, Wilderness Experience, Drive Auckland to the Coromandel Peninsula, At leisure, Coromandel Peninsula, Drive Coromandel Peninsula to Rotorua, At leisure, Rotorua, Auckland to USA
The North Island of New Zealand is known for lush landscapes, unique wildlife and unparalleled service. Arrive in Auckland to stunning harbors and friendly faces. Spend a day in New Zealand's biggest city before you hop in the car and put the pedal to the metal. Bound for the Coromandel Peninsula, lush rainforests and remote beaches await to be discovered. Go fishing for some big ones or walk among one of the many coastal walkways. As your drive brings you to Rotorua you can relax in the Whakarewarewa Thermal area, learn about shearing on a traditional sheep farm or check out hundreds of giant rainbow trout at Rainbow Springs. One thing is for sure, adventure and nature are abundant in No...
Price Per Night:$256.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 02, 2020through Mar 05, 2020
This resort offers relaxation and renewal for weary travelers. Known throughout the world as "The First Lady of Waikiki," the legendary resort combines turn-of the-century Victorian elegance with modern Westin amenities and luxuries. Built in 1901, the resort is an oceanfront oasis located in the heart of Waikiki offering replenishment at the only ocean front spa in Waikiki, gourmet cuisine at The Beachhouse at the Moana, and within walking distance of superb shopping, nightlife and attractions.
Price Per Night:$312.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 01, 2020through Apr 04, 2020
Hotel Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas, located on the celebrated two-mile Medano Beach, is an elegant colonial-style five-story resort. The resort boasts 32,000 square meters of gardens featuring native plants, flowers, trees and shrubs. The gardens, ocean and relaxing views are easy to enjoy as all the rooms feature terraces.
Price Per Night:$128.43 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 09, 2020through Sep 30, 2020
Melbourne, Alice Springs
Alice Springs is a remote town in Australia's Northern Territory, halfway between Darwin and Adelaide. It's a popular gateway for exploring the Red Centre, the country's interior desert region. Its 1872 origin as part of the Overland Telegraph Line (linking Darwin and Adelaide) is preserved in the vintage buildings and equipment at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.
Price Per Night:$129.80 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 20, 2020through Dec 15, 2020
Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park connects you with the energy and vibrancy of this bustling city. Explore popular downtown attractions and stores by foot, and enjoy easy access to The Bangkok Mass Transit System Skytrain, MRT subway and the airport.
Price Per Night:$150.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 23, 2020through Jun 13, 2020
Belize City, Crooked Tree, San Ignacio, Caye Caulker, Belize City
Discover the natural wonders, picturesque coastline and rich cultural history of Belize. This often-overlooked paradise is packed full of lush jungle, spectacular ruins, long sandy beaches and first-class underwater attractions, and on this tour, you’ll get the chance to sample them all. From the buzz of Belize City, through the marshlands of the Crooked Tree Sanctuary and to the island paradise of Caye Caulker, discover the best of Belize on this epic 8-day adventure to one of Central America’s little-known gems. Sit back and relax into the Bel-easy-an way of life.
More than 30 million Vietnamese can't be wrong - handle-bar height gives you the best view of Vietnam! Our cycling tour through this mesmerising country provides opportunities to meet the locals and experience their culture in a way that wouldn't otherwise be possible. So come with us and get active as we travel from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, down country lanes and over spectacular mountain passes. And, of course, all the exercise gives you the perfect excuse to indulge in delicious Vietnamese cuisine.
Price Per Night:$772.27 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 06, 2020through Jun 17, 2020
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport & Transfer to Arusha, Drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park, Discover Tarangire National Park’s Wildlife, Drive to Mto Wa Mbu village and Lake Manyara National Park, Explore the Ngorongoro Crater, Meet Wahadzabe People at Lake Eyasi, Discover Serengeti National Park, Journey through the Serengeti, Explore Mara North Conservancy, Encounter Wildlife of the Mara North Conservancy...
This safari trip includes game drives in open 4X4 vehicles. The roads can be rugged and bumpy so travel itself can be wearing. The guided nature walks will be on flat terrain and vary in length. No previous experience is required.
Price Per Night:$135.60 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 20, 2020through Dec 15, 2020
Conrad Cartagena delivers inspired luxury in a world heritage city with warm tropical roots. Within reach of Cartagena’s Caribbean coastal culture, you’ll find the expansive Karibana Beach Club, competition-grade tennis courts, a decadent spa – and South America’s only Tournament Players Club golf course.
Price Per Night:$1,103.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 15, 2021through Mar 10, 2021
U.S./Fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina (Explorer) or Santiago, Chile (Orion), Overnight Hotel in Buenos Aires (Explorer) or Santiago (Orion), Fly to Ushuaia, Argentina/Embark Ship, Antarctica, South Georgia Island, Falkland Islands, Disembark Ushuaia/Fly to Buenos Aires (Explorer) or Santiago (Orion)/Home, U.S./Fly overnight to Santiago, Chile, Arrive Santiago, Chile/Overnight Hotel, Santiago/Fly to the Falkland Islands/Embark Ship...
For most travelers, visiting Antarctica is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. So, for those with the luxury of time, including the Falklands and South Georgia Island cruise just makes sense. And makes for a genuine experience-of-a-lifetime. This voyage has it all.
Price Per Night:$424.09 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 13, 2021through Apr 24, 2021
Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, Asheville, Nashville, Memphis, Vicksburg, New Orleans
Enjoy classic architecture, history, music and food on this adventure through the Southern states of the USA. Kick things off in Atlanta before heading to the historic cities of Savannah, Charleston and Asheville and the musical cities of Nashville and Memphis before finishing in New Orleans in time for Jazz Fest. See a variety of artists covering all kinds of genres from jazz to zydeco to blues, rock, African, and more. It's not just music either – Southern cuisine, crafts, folk heritage and native cultures all play a role in this action-packed, world-class event.
Price Per Night:$509.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 01, 2020through Apr 11, 2020
Arrive in Bangkok, Enter the Kingdom of Bhutan, Hike to Cheri Monastery, Explore Thimphu & Paro, Hike to Taktsang Monastery, Go Deep in the Unspoiled Haa Valley, Trek to Camp Below Saga La, Over Saga La to Ningula, Surround Yourself with Himalayan Peaks, Return to Bangkok...
You will be hiking one to five hours on many days, up and down mountain trails that are sometimes steep, and mostly at elevations above 7,000 feet. You will ascend to over 10,000 feet on several hikes.
Price Per Night:$698.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 09, 2020through Nov 20, 2020
Quito, Quito/Isla San Cristobal, Isla Santa Fe/Isla Plaza Sur, Isla Genovesa, Isla Santiago/Isla Rabida, Isla Santa Cruz/Quito, Quito
With almost 1000 kilometres of water lying between them and the South American mainland, the islands of the Galapagos were able to evolve largely unfettered by the presence of humanity. The archipelago has captivated explorers for years, and it remains almost as rugged, as remote and as enchanting as ever. Encounter sassy sea lions, hike over hardened lava, and cool off with multiple snorkels in aquamarine waters. This cruise is perfect for those who like their adventures active and action-packed.
Enter a world of extremes where night looks like day, day looks like night and regardless of the season, the scenery's much more than alright. Leave the Arctic Circle behind and discover northern Norway's captivating sights and long, fabled history. Begin in the capital, Oslo, and make your way to Trondheim, the Viking city home to the Nidaros Cathedral and the remains of St Olav, Norway's patron saint. Explore the rugged, unbelievably picturesque Lofoten Islands by land and water before finishing in Tromso, a vibrant city famed for its cultural offerings despite its relative isolation.
Price Per Night:$416.40 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 08, 2020through Dec 06, 2020
Located in the heart of Avea Bay, Relais Mahana offers breathtaking scenery. The 22 Polynesian-style bungalows located in a tropical garden on the edge of a white sand beach provide tranquility and peace.